| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Get out those glow sticks and confetti guns, because “Dancing With the Stars” went full-on rager for its Party Anthems Night. And the glitterverse was even more sparkly and festive than usual in Week 6, with the remaining eight stars moving...
| Apr 9, 2014
Birds and herbs in April
Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds.
It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring.
Why do birds nest where they do – in...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The next time you're relaxing poolside at the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, you could be helping to give back to the community.
On Tuesday, the resort unveiled three new poolside cabanas whose rentals will partly benefit the Guy Harvey...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items from state and local budgets.
GLOUCESTER — Nine local non-profit organizations are poised to receive $271,000 in contributions from Gloucester County in the fiscal year 2014-...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of the Cross celebration throughout Little Italy.
Francene Bradford has attended the procession since it began in 2002. The Eastwood resident, who grew up...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Documentary filmmaker Susan Rockefeller's eponymous ocean-inspired jewelry line is filled with treasures inspired by an overworked sea. Sea creatures carefully crafted in gold, silver and precious gems are the tools she uses to spotlight the plight of our...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding.
The last steelhead...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"YOU WAITED too long!" That line, delivered with withering dismissal by Lena Headey (aka Cersei Lannister) in the first episode of the fourth season of HBO's "Game of Thrones," received a wildly hearty burst of applause from the audience gathered at NYC's...